Mike started writing for local venues and giveaway mags in 2012 as a side gig to his ‘normal life’ before delving into DEAD PRESS! and taking his role as Features Editor in 2015. His love for authentic heavy and alternative music of any genre has led to evenings and weekends of integrating himself into the industry through watching, listening to and writing about bands that have the potential to make somebody else do the same.
“We see endless award ceremonies for essentially everything else in the world – it’s time for us to acknowledge the people that make rock and metal music so important to us. It’s a privilege to be involved with the Heavy Music Awards and I can’t wait to start the journey and see where it goes; let’s champion the bands and people that deserve it.”